Saturday, December 27, 2008

2009 TBR challenge

I did not finish this challenge last year. I was only three books short of finishing the 2008 TBR Challenge. Let us try again this year.

The rules developed by MizB

* the challenge is to read 12 TBR books in 12 months -- you can read those all in one month if you want, or one a month, or however you wanna do it.
* you need to have a list posted somewhere for others to see (even if it's in a comment here)
* you CANNOT change your list after January 1st, 2009!!!
* you can create an Alternates list of MAXIMUM 12 books, if you want, in order to have options to choose from (you can read these in place of books on your original list).
* audiobooks and e-books ARE allowed
* re-reads are NOT allowed, as they aren't TRUE "TBRs"
* you CAN overlap with other challenges

If this is something that you would like to participate in you can sign up at 2009 TBR Sign up.

Here is my TBR List for 2009:

1.This Heart of Mine by Susan Elizabeth Phillips **
2. Rebel by Benard Cornwell **
3. Queen Bees & Wanna Bes byRosalind WiseMan**
4. Flowers In The Rain by Rosamunde Pilcher ***
5. Hide and Seek by James Patterson ***
6. East and West by Gerald Green ***
7. Savage Sunrise by Cassie Edwards ***
8. The Last Chance Cafe by Linda Lael Miller ***
9. The Seventh Stone by Nancy Freedman ***
10. Air Force Wives by Ruth Walker ***
11. To Touch The Earth by Fran Kendall ***
12. In Broad Daylight by Harry N. Maclean ***

My Alternatives:
1. Comeback by Dick Francis ***
2. The Daughter of the Pangaran by David Divine ***
3. Midwives by Chris Behjalian
4. Life Of Pi by Yann Martel
5. Galileo's Daughter by Dava Sobel
6. Circle of Friends by Meve Binchy
7. A Purrfect Romance by Robin Lee Hatcher, Susan Wiggs
8. Potter Springs by Britta Coleman
9. The Gambling Man by Catherine Cookson
10. Cat-A-Lyst by Alan Dean Foster
11. The Baker's Apprentice by Judith Ryan Hendricks
12. Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kingsolver

** Books from last year's TBR list
*** Books from last year's alternative list

Wish me luck and come back every so often to see if I can complete this challenge this year.

Happy Reading.


Lezlie said...

I did manage to finish this one, but just barely! It sounds so easy, but for some reason we get waayy off track. :-) Your 2009 list looks great! Good Luck!


Pabast said...

I know what you mean about getting off track. When I started this challenge, I did very well and then I lost my focus on this challenge.

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